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Arrangements by: Weddle Funeral Service

 

 
SSGT Louis O. Lucas
April 3, 1932 March 31, 2015

Louis was born April 3, 1932 to Alfred and Minnie Essie Maude Lucas. He passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 31, 2015.

He married his wife Corrine on January 13, 1954. They were married 52 years. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Corrine and oldest daughter Louise. He is survived by his sons, Louis G. of Salem, Terry of Newberg, Leon of Salem, Loren of Salem, and his daughters Leona of Salem and Lori of Newberg, 29 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.

Louis joined the USMC in 1950 where he served in the Korean War, including the Chosin Reservoir, and the Vietnam War. He received numerous medals and the Presidential Unit Citation. He retired after 22 years of service. He then went to work as a guard for the Oregon Department of Corrections, retiring in 1994.

There will be a viewing on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 9:00am to 5:00 pm at Weddle Funeral Chapel in Stayton. The service will be on April 14th at 11:00am, also at Weddle Funeral Chapel, followed by interment with Military Honors at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you donate to the Oregon Patriot Guard in honor of Louis. Arrangements entrusted to Weddle Funeral Services.
 


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